were some light touch your head, it was red. and then she said your father is wondering where you are, we should be getting back. i tried to give her a little silver sixpence, but she said you keep it, you can buy chocolates for sherbet lemons. i don't think i can, i said. it's too small. i don't know shots it takes six times like these nowadays. she said put it in your piggy bank, it might bring you luck. the policeman and my father and others were standing in the kitchen. one of the men told me he was a policeman, but he wasn't wearing a uniform, which i thought was disappointing. if i were a policeman, i would wear my uniform whenever i could. the other man with a suit and tie, i recognized him as our family doctor. they were finishing their tea.